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Mistake to exclude Congress from SP-BSP alliance in UP?

Mistake to exclude Congress from SP-BSP alliance in UP?

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | Hari shankar vyas

Are the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) making a mistake by leaving the Congress out of their alliance? The question looms large as Congress leaders and their supporters compare the present scenario with the situation of Bihar in 2009 when two alliance partners of the Congress went...

NDA’s seat-sharing crisis: Nitish explores all options

NDA’s seat-sharing crisis: Nitish explores all options

Sunday, 07 October 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

The crisis in Bihar NDA is showing no signs of abating. Two weeks ago, Nitish Kumar had said that the seat-sharing arrangement with the BJP was final and would be announced soon. The State President of JDU, Vashishtha Narayan Singh, and party leader in the Rajya Sabha, RCP Singh, had...

Questions on burning issues go unanswered at BJP meet

Questions on burning issues go unanswered at BJP meet

Sunday, 16 September 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

This time something unusual happened at the National Executive meeting of the BJP. Sources say the current burning issues, including the rising fuel prices, were not discussed anywhere — neither in the meeting of party officials nor in the open session. On both days of the meet, Central Ministers such...

Cong hopes to make the most of BJP’s Lok Sabha poll losses

Cong hopes to make the most of BJP’s Lok Sabha poll losses

Sunday, 09 September 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

The guessing game is on over the number of Lok Sabha seats that will go in the kitty of the BJP and the Congress. According to some surveys, the BJP might face losses, while the Congress is in for some gains. Union Minister and RPI leader, Ramdas Athawale, has been...

Bihar, the hotbed of politicking

Bihar, the hotbed of politicking

Sunday, 02 September 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

Political upheaval has started in Bihar. Here, electoral politics has started a bit earlier than other States. The JDU had given one month’s time to the BJP to decide over the seats, and that deadline lapsed. Then the JDU extended it by 15 days, saying the seat-sharing formula must be...

The political churning in UP

The political churning in UP

Sunday, 26 August 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

Akhilesh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief, and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati recently invoked Ram Manohar lohia and Bhim Rao Ambedkar — the icons of the two parties — while talking about fighting unitedly to realise their dreams. The Rashtriya lok Dal (RlD), too, has joined them. Some...

Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

Sunday, 19 August 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

It seems that speculations over Priyanka Gandhi’s foray into active politics never stop. Some now say she will fight the lok Sabha Elections from Raebareli, her mother Sonia Gandhi’s seat. Rahul Gandhi is not expected to leave his seat, Amethi, and Sonia will head to the Rajya Sabha in all...

Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

Cong might play Priyanka card in UP to rein in Modi

Sunday, 12 August 2018 | Hari shankar vyas

It seems that speculations over Priyanka Gandhi’s foray into active politics never stop. Some now say she will fight the lok Sabha Elections from Raebareli, her mother Sonia Gandhi’s seat. Rahul Gandhi is not expected to leave his seat, Amethi, and Sonia will head to the Rajya Sabha in all...

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